I completed my PhD in the Robotics
Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in August 2014. I was part of the Graphics Lab
and my academic adviser is professor Jessica
Hodgins. My PhD thesis is on facial animation and perception.
I grew up in Romania, went to high school in Constanta by the Black
Sea. In 2008 I graduated with a B.A. in computer science from Mount Holyoke
College. Around graduation time, I spent several months at the Max Planck for Biological Cybernetics in Tuebingen, Germany as a
I try to reply to e-mail promptly so drop me a line for questions, code, ideas.
e-mail: ltrutoiu at cs.cmu.edu